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Opera singers carry notes that seem to last forever. How do they do it?
Make a simple musical instrument that sounds like a swarm of buzzing bees when you spin it around.
Make a crowd-pleasing noisemaker called a sound sandwich, which you can adjust to raise or lower its pitch.
Staff member Vivian Altmann presents the "Snack" Water-Bottle Membranophone." Make some noise with simple materials.
Everyone seems to love the sound of their own voice in the shower. That's because a simple shower stall produces some complex sound-altering effects.
Uncover the everyday origins of some extraordinary instruments.
A physicist, a scientist, and a musician experiment with sound, music, and acoustics using instruments both real and found.
Experiment with rhythm through stepping, a musical dance form that uses the body as a percussion instrument.
Produce some pretty mixed-up music with this online interactive.
Vsit a quirky kitchen where you can compose music with ordinary (and not-so-ordinary) objects.
Each webcast, the Exploratorium staff and teachers demonstrate their science projects and compete for the title of IRON SCIENCE TEACHER!
Examine the art and science of listening through a series of online activities, videos, and more.
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